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20. In &aka 1422, Raudri, in the month of Karttika, 011 a
Thursday, when there was a lunar eclipse, he gave away
to Brahmans the fertile village of Atumiidi on the
western bank of the Krsna.
Anantavaram Copptr-Plaits, %ndhra Patrika,
Ugadi Savcika^ 1928-9, pp» 175-6.
Then Prataparudra came to the throne. In his 3rd regnal
year he constructed a temple to God Dhavalesvara. He
constructed a temple for the Goddess Girija (Skt. Oarcika in the
town of Jajipura.) In the 10th year he set out for the conquest
of the South and proceeded as far as Setu ; and having
subdued Vidyanagara he ruled over the kingdom as the
sole monarch. In his 13th regnal year there was severe
famine, when a bharaiiam (of paddy) sold at J20 kanala-gavvalu
(Skt. Jcarsapand). Burglers broke into the palace and carried
away   much wealth............Then canie Caitanyasvarni from
Nadia in the Gauda country.    The king paid his respects to the
Svami, and then proceeded to the South.    At this time in the
7th (17th ?) year of the reign, the Mlecchas   of the name of
Mughals came and laid siege to Kataka. Ananta Sasaantaraya,
the governor of the city,  unable to  offer  effective   resistance,
withdrew to  the  fort of Saranga-gada;  the   four images of
Jagannatha were placed in a boat and sent to the Cajayiguha
hill in the middle of the Cilaka lake.    Asurasura-Sthanu, the
chief of  the Mughals, entered  the Puru&ottama-ksetra,  and
broke to pieces the images which he  found there.    The king,
who was in the South on an expedition of conquest, having
heard of the advent of the Mughals, hastened to the capital,
and chased the Yavanas (Muhammadans) as far as the Ganges.
Then, in the "20th year, the king marched to conquer
Mahendra-Kataka, the ruler of which offered stubborn resis-
tance, aii3 caused much loss to the royal army. The king at
lait made peace with him and returned to Kataka. In the 28th